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The 9 Best Breakfast Places Near Dupont Circle, Washington

Updated: September 21, 2022

A tasty breakfast sets the tone for the day and these Dupont Circle diners make the best scrambles and pastry in town! We analyzed the top review sites and diner and expert opinions to compile this ultimate list of breakfast spots! Kick-off your morning with creamy grits or perfect french toast and a frappe at these Dupont Circle eateries.

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The Greenhouse

American, $$$, Dupont CircleAmerican, $$$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Un Je Ne Sais Quoi

Desserts, $, Dupont CircleDesserts, $Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best cafes in Washington

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 5 most popular spots in Washington's Dupont Circle neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Mikko

$$, Dupont Circle$$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best cafes in Washington

    Hoodline, 2019

Lyle's Restaurant & Bar

American, $$, Dupont CircleAmerican, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Zeleno

$$, Dupont Circle$$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Emissary

Tea & Coffee, $$, Dupont CircleTea & Coffee, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation

    The First Timer’s Guide To Eating & Drinking In DC

    Infatuation

All Day by Kramers

American, $$, Dupont CircleAmerican, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut, 2014

    The best coffee shops and cafés in Washington, DC

    TimeOut, 2014

Java House

Tea & Coffee, $, Dupont CircleTea & Coffee, $Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Dog Tag Bakery

Bakery, $$, GeorgetownBakery, $$Washington, Georgetown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

How does it work?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 16302 restaurants in Washington, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 518 lists and articles from experts at TimeOut, Infatuation and Hoodline and more. All with some boam magic. For example, we considered TimeOut - The best coffee shops and cafés in Washington, DC, Infatuation - The First Timer’s Guide To Eating & Drinking In DC and Hoodline - Your guide to the 5 most popular spots in Washington's Dupont Circle neighborhood as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • The best drink pairing for berry pancake

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for berry pancake can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some pink wine, particularly a glass of Rosé. This, sweet, pink wine balances the fresh berry pancake.

  • A next-level match for bacon and maple syrup pancake

    When having bacon and maple syrup pancake, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of americano, a popular coffee.

  • Port with your pancake with chocolate sauce

    A pancake with chocolate sauce can be tricky to find a red wine pairing for. We would suggest trying Port. It will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal thanks to its strong.

Fun facts

  • A match made in heaven: breton apple cider & crepe

    Surely you’ve tried breton apple cider with your crepe? It’s a classic pairing.

  • The first ever

    The next time you bite into a deliciousomelette remember to thank Persia who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

  • A 1994-record from England

    The pancake dates back to 1994 with the impressive record of 49 feet 3 inches in diameter and 1 inch deep. This accomplishment was achieved by The Co-operative Union in England.

Parking tips

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